134. Westmoreland, D.E.; Nap, R.; Arcudi, F.; Szleifer, I.; Weiss, E.A. pH-Dependent Structure of Water-Exposed Surfaces of CdSe Quantum Dots, submitted.

133. Olding, J.; Henning, A.; Dong, J.; Zhou, Q.; Moody, M.; Darancet, P.; Weiss, E.A.; Lauhon, L.J. Functional van der Waals Heterojunctions by Low-Temperature Epitaxial Growth of SnS on MoS2, submitted.

132. Jiang, Y.; Wang, C.; Rogers, C.R.; Kodaimati, M.S.; Weiss, E.A. Regio- and Diastereoselective Triplet-Initiated Intermolecular [2+2] Cycloadditions Photocatalyzed by Quantum Dots, submitted.

131. Kedem, O.; Weiss, E.A. Density-Mediated Transport in a Multi-Particle, Multi-Dimensional Flashing Ratchet, submitted.


130. Lian, S.; Christensen, J.A.; Kodaimati, M.S.; Rogers, C.R.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Weiss, E.A. Oxidation of a Molecule by the Biexcitonic State of a CdS Quantum Dot, J. Phys. Chem., “Just Accepted”.

129. Zhong, C.; Sangwan, V.; Kung, J.; Luxa, J.; Sofer, Z.; Hersam, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. Hot Carrier and Surface Recombination Dynamics in Layered InSe Crystals, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 10, 493-499 (2019).


128. Wang, C.; Kodaimati, M.S.; Lian, S.; Weiss, E.A. Systematic Control of the Rate of Singlet Fission within 6,13-Diphenylpentacene Aggregates Adsorbed to PbS Quantum Dots, Farad. Disc., (2018). DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00157J.

127. McClelland, K.P.; Weiss, E.A. Selective Photocatalytic Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol to Benzaldehyde or C-C Coupled Products by Visible-Light-Absorbing Quantum Dots, ACS Applied Energy Mater., 2, 92-96 (2018).

126. Kodaimati, M.; Lian, S.; Jiang, Y.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. Energy-Transfer Enhanced Photocatalytic Reduction of Protons within Quantum Dot Light Harvesting–Catalyst Assemblies, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 115, 8290-8295 (2018).

125. Moody, M.J.; Henning, A.; Jurca, T.; Shang, J.Y.; Bergeron, B.; Balla, I.; Olding, J.N.; A. Weiss, E.A.; Hersam, M.C.; Lohr, T.L.; Marks, T.J.; Lauhon, L.J. Atomic Layer Deposition of Molybdenum Oxides with Tunable Stoichiometry Enables Controllable Doping of MoS2, Chem. Mater., 30, 3628–3632 (2018).

124. Zhong, C.; Sangwan, V.; Wang, C.; Bergeron, H.; Hersam, M.C.; Weiss, E.A. Mechanisms of Ultrafast Charge Separation in a PTB7/Monolayer MoS2 van der Waals Heterojunction, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 2484–2491 (2018).

123. Perez, K.A.; Lian, S.; Kodaimati, M.S.; He, C.; Weiss, E.A. Mechanisms of Defect Passivation by Fluorinated Alkylthiolates on PbS Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, 122, 13911–13919 (2018).

122. Kodaimati, M.; McClelland, K.; He, C.; Lian, S.; Jiang, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Weiss, E.A. Viewpoint: Challenges in Colloidal Photocatalysis, and Some Strategies for Addressing Them, Inorg. Chem., 57, 3659–3670 (2018).

121. Lian, S.; Kodaimati, M.S.; Weiss, E.A. Photocatalytically Active Superstructures of Quantum Dots and Iron Porphyrins for Reduction of CO2 to CO in Water, ACS Nano, 12, 568–575 (2018).


120. He, C.; Zhang, Z.; Wang, C.; Jiang, Y.; Weiss, E.A. Reversible Modulation of the Electrostatic Potential of a Colloidal Quantum Dot through the Protonation Equilibrium of its Ligands, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 8, 4981–4987 (2017).

119. Dolzhnikov, D.; Wang, C.; Xu, Yadong, Kanatzidis, M.; Weiss, E.A. Ligand-Free, Quantum-Confined Cs2SnI6 Perovskite Nanocrystals, Chem. Mater., 29, 7901–7907 (2017).

118. Kedem, O.; Lau, B.; Weiss, E.A. How to Drive a Flashing Electron Ratchet to Maximize Current, Nano Lett., 17, 5848–5854 (2017).

117. Wang, C.; Weiss, E.A. Accelerating FRET between Near-Infrared-Emitting Quantum Dots Using a Molecular J-aggregate as an Exciton Bridge, Nano Lett., 17, 5666-5671 (2017).

116. Kedem, O.; Lau, B.; Weiss, E.A. Mechanisms of Symmetry Breaking in a Multidimensional Flashing Particle Ratchet, ACS Nano, 11, 7148-7155 (2017).

115. Kedem, O.; Lau, B.; Ratner, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. A Light-Responsive Organic Electron Flashing Ratchet, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 114, 8698-8703 (2017).

114. Lau, B.; Kedem, O.; Kodaimati, M.; Ratner, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. A Silicon Ratchet to Produce Power from Below-bandgap Photons, Adv. Energy Mater.,7, 1701000/1-1701000/8 (2017).

113. He, C.; Nguyen, T.D.; Edme, K.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Weiss, E.A. Non-covalent Control of the Electrostatic Potential of Quantum Dots through the Formation of Interfacial Ion Pairs, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 10126–10132 (2017).

112. Lian, S.; Kodaimati, M.S.; Dolzhnikov, D.S.; Calzada, R.; Weiss, E.A. Powering a CO2 Reduction Catalyst with Visible Light through Multiple Sub-picosecond Electron Transfers from a Quantum Dot, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 8931–8938 (2017).

111. Kodaimati, M.S.; Wang, C.; Chapman, C.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. The Distance-Dependence of Inter-Particle Energy Transfer in the Near-Infrared within Electrostatic Assemblies of PbS Quantum Dots, ACS Nano, 11, 5041-5050 (2017).

110. Weiss, E.A. Designing the Surfaces of Semiconductor Quantum Dots for Colloidal Photocatalysis, ACS Energy Lett., 2, 1005-1013 (2017).

109. Zhang, Z.; Edme, K.; Lian, S.; Weiss, E.A. Enhancing the Rate of Quantum Dot-Photocatalyzed Carbon-Carbon Coupling by Tuning the Composition of the Dot’s Ligand Shell, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 139, 4246-4249 (2017). **Highlighted by Science 12 May 2017: Vol. 356, pp. 595-596**

108. Lau, B.; Kedem, O.; Schwabacher, J.; Kwasnieski, D.; Weiss, E.A. An Introduction to Ratchets in Chemistry and Biology, Materials Horizons, 4, 310-318 (2017).

107. Wang, C.; Kodaimati, M.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. The Photoluminescence Spectral Profiles of Water-Soluble Aggregates of PbS Quantum Dots Assembled through Reversible Metal Coordination, Chem. Commun., 53, 1981-1984 (2017).

106. Bettis Homan, S.; Sangwan, V.K.; Balla, I.; Bergeron, H.; Weiss, E.A., Hersam, M. Ultrafast exciton dissociation and long-lived charge separation in a photovoltaic pentacene-MoS2 van der Waals heterojunction, Nano Lett., 17, 164-169 (2017).


105. Thompson, C.M.; Kodaimati, M.; Westmoreland, D.E.; Calzada, R.; Weiss, E.A. Electrostatic Control of Excitonic Energies and Dynamics in a CdS Quantum Dot through Reversible Protonation of its Ligands, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7, 3954-3960 (2016).

104. Lee, K.-R.; Bettis Homan, S.; Kodaimati, M.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. Near-Quantitative Yield for Transfer of Near-Infrared Excitons within Solution-Phase Assemblies of PbS Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 22186–22194 (2016)

103. Calzada, R.; Thompson, C.M.; Westmoreland, D.E.; Edme, K.; Weiss, E.A. Organic-to-Aqueous Phase Transfer of Cadmium Chalcogenide Quantum Dots using a Sulfur-Free Ligand for Enhanced Photoluminescence and Oxidative Stability, Chem. Mater., 28, 6176-6723 (2016).

102. Harris, R.D.; Bettis Homan, S.; Kodaimati, M.; He, C.; Nepomnyashchii, A.B.; Swenson, N.K.; Lian, S.; Calzada, R.; Weiss, E.A. Electronic Processes within Quantum Dot-Molecule Complexes, Chem. Rev., 116, 12865–12919 (2016)

101. Wang, C.; Weiss, E.A. Sub-Nanosecond Resonance Energy Transfer in the Near-Infrared within Self-Assembled Conjugates of PbS Quantum Dots and Cyanine Dye J-aggregates, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 9557–9564 (2016).

100. He, C.; Weinberg, D.J.; Nepomnyashchii, A.B.; Lian, S.; Weiss, E.A. Control of the Redox Activity of PbS Quantum Dots by Tuning Electrostatic Interactions at the Quantum Dot/Solvent Interface, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 8847–8854 (2016).

99. McPhail, M.; Campbell, G.P.; Bedzyk, M.J.; Weiss, E.A. Structural Features of PbS Nanocube Monolayers upon Treatment with Mono- and Di- Carboxylic Acids and Thiols at a Liquid-Air Interface, Langmuir, 32, 6666–6673 (2016).

98. Lian, S.; Weinberg, D.J.; Harris, R.D.; Kodaimati, M.; Weiss, E.A. Sub-picosecond Photoinduced Hole Transfer from a CdS Quantum Dot to a Molecular Acceptor bound through an Exciton-Delocalizing Ligand, ACS Nano, 10, 6372–6382 (2016).

97. Lau, B.; Kedem, O.; Ratner, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. Identification of Two Mechanisms for Current Production in a Biharmonic Quantum Flashing Ratchet, Phys. Rev. E, 93, 062128 (2016).

96. Young, R.M.; Jensen, S.C.; Edme, K.; Wu, Y.; Krzyaniak, M.D.; Vermeulen, N.A.; Dale, E.J.; Stoddart, J.F.; Weiss, E.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Co, D.T. Ultrafast Simultaneous Two-Electron Transfer in a CdS Quantum Dot-Extended Viologen Cyclophane Complex, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 6163–6170 (2016).

95. Swenson, N.K.; Ratner, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. Computational Study of the Resonance Enhancement of Raman Signals of Ligands Adsorbed to CdSe Clusters through Photoexcitation of the Cluster, J. Phys. Chem. C., 120, 20954–20960 (2016).

94. Leng, H.; Loy, J.; Amin, V.A.; Weiss, E.A.; Pelton, M. Electron Transfer from Single Semiconductor Nanocrystals to Individual Acceptor Molecules, ACS Energy Letters, 1, 9-15 (2016).

93. Aruda, K.O.; Amin, V.A.; Lau, B.; Weiss, E.A. A Description of the Adsorption and Exciton Delocalizing Properties of p-Substituted Thiophenols on CdSe Quantum Dots, Langmuir, 32, 3354-3364 (2016).

92. Swenson, N.K.; Ratner, M.A.; Weiss, E.A. Computational Study of the Influence of the Binding Geometries of Organic Ligands on the Photoluminescence Quantum Yield of CdSe Clusters, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 6859–6868 (2016).

91. Nepomnyashchii, A.; Harris, R.D.; Weiss, E.A. The Composition and Permeability of Oleate Adlayers of CdS Quantum Dots upon Dilution to Photoluminescence-Relevant Concentrations, Anal. Chem., 88, 3310–3316 (2016).

90. Weinberg, D.J.; He, C.; Weiss, E.A. Control of the Redox Activity of Quantum Dots through Introduction of Fluoroalkanethiolates into their Ligand Shells, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 2319–2326 (2016).

89. Jensen, S.C.; Bettis Homan, S.; Weiss, E.A. Photocatalytic Conversion of Nitrobenzene to Aniline through Sequential Proton-Coupled One-Electron Transfers from a Cadmium Sulfide Quantum Dot, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 138, 1591–1600 (2016).

88. Harris, R.D.; Amin, V.A.; Lau, B.; Weiss, E.A. The Role of Inter-Ligand Coupling in Determining the Interfacial Electronic Structure of Colloidal CdS Quantum Dots, ACS Nano, 10, 1395–1403 (2016).


87. McPhail, M.; Weiss, E.A. The Influence of Interparticle Structure on the Dark and Photocurrent Dynamics within Arrays of Thiocyanate-Treated PbS Nanocubes, Chem. Mater., 27, 5605-5613 (2015).

86. Amin, V.A.; Aruda, K.O.; Lau, B.; Rasmussen, A.M.; Edme, K.; Weiss, E.A. ­The Dependence of the Bandgap of CdSe Quantum Dots on the Surface Coverage and Binding Mode of an Exciton-Delocalizing Ligand, Methylthiophenolate, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 19423-19429 (2015).

85. Edme, K.; Bettis Homan, S.; Nepomnyashchii, A.B.; Weiss, E.A. Ultrafast Exciton Decay in PbS Quantum Dots through Simultaneous Electron and Hole Recombination with a Surface-Localized Ion Pair, Chem. Phys., 471, 46-53 (2016).

84. Aruda, K.O.; Bohlmann Kunz, M.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Weiss, E.A. Temperature-Dependent Permeability of the Ligand Shell of PbS Quantum Dots Probed by Electron Transfer to Benzoquinone, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6 , 2841–2846 (2015).

83. Holbrook, R.J.; Weinberg, D.J.; Peterson, M.D.; Weiss, E.A.; Meade, T.J. Light-Activated Protein Inhibition through Photoinduced Electron transfer of a Ruthenium(II)-Cobalt(III) Bimetallic Complex, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137, 3379–3385 (2015).

82. Jin S.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Son, H.-J.; Harris, R.D.; Aruda, K.O.; Weinberg, D.J.; Nepomnyashchii, A; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T.; Weiss, E.A. Enhancement of the Yield of Photoinduced Charge Separation in Zinc Porphyrin-Quantum Dot Complexes by a bis-Dithiocarbamate Linkage, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119, 5195–5202 (2015).


81. Weinberg, D.J.; Dyar, S.M.; Khademi, Z.; Malicki, M.; Marder, S.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Weiss, E.A. Spin-Selective Charge Recombination in Complexes of CdS Quantum Dots and Organic Hole Acceptors, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,136, 14513-14518 (2014).

80. Tagliazucchi, M.; Zou, F.; Weiss, E.A. Kinetically Controlled Self-assembly of Latex-Microgel Core-Satellite Particles, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5, 2775-2780, ACS Editors’ Choice Article (2014).

79. Jin, S.; Harris, R.D.; Lau, B.; Aruda, K.O.; Amin, V.A.; Weiss, E.A. Enhanced Rate of Radiative Decay in CdSe Quantum Dots upon Adsorption of an Exciton-Delocalizing Ligand, Nano Lett., 14, 5323-5328 (2014).

78. Cass, L.C.; Swenson, N.K.; Weiss, E.A. Electronic and Vibrational Structure of Complexes of Tetracyanoquinodimethane with Cadmium Chalcogenide Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 18263−18270 (2014).

77. Tagliazucchi, M.; Weiss, E.A.; Szleifer, I. Dissipative Self-assembly of Particles Interacting through Time-oscillatory Potentials, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 111, 9751-9756 (2014).

76. McPhail, M.R.; Weiss, E.A. The Role of Organosulfur Compounds in the Growth and Final Surface Chemistry of PbS Quantum Dots, Chem. Mater., 26, 3377-3384, ACS Editors’ Choice Article (2014).

75. Rasmussen, A.M.; Ramakrishna, S.; Weiss, E.A.; Seideman, T. Theory of Ultrafast Photoinduced Electron Transfer from a Bulk Semiconductor to a Quantum Dot, J. Chem. Phys., 140, 144102 (2014).

74. Peterson, M.D.; Jensen, S.C.; Weinberg, D.J.; Weiss, E.A. Mechanisms for Adsorption of Methyl Viologen on CdS Quantum Dots, ACS Nano, 8, 2826-2837 (2014).

73. Weiss, E.A. Controlling Interfacial Processes in Excitonic Nanoparticles, Guest commentary, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 5, 361-362 (2014).

72. Tice, D.B.; Li, S.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Buchholz, D.B.; Weiss, E.A.; Chang, R.P.H. Ultrafast Modulation of the Plasma Frequency of Vertically Aligned ITO Nanowire Arrays, Nano Lett., 14, 1120-1126 (2014).

71. Peterson, M.D.; Cass, L.C.; Harris, R.; Edme, K.; Sung, K.; Weiss, E.A. The Role of Ligands in Determining the Exciton Relaxation Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots, Ann. Rev. Phys. Chem., 65, 317-339 (2014).


70. Peterson, M.D.; Holbrook, R.J.; Meade, T.J.; Weiss, E.A. Photoinduced Electron Transfer from PbS Quantum Dots to Cobalt(III) Schiff Base Complexes: Light Activation of a Protein Inhibitor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 13162-13167 (2013).

69. Knowles, K.E.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Malicki, M.; Swenson, N.K.; Weiss, E.A. Electron Transfer as a Probe of the Permeability of Organic Monolayers on the Surfaces of Colloidal PbS Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 15849- 15857 (2013).

68. Cass, L.C.; Malicki, M.; Weiss, E.A. The Chemical Environments of Oleate Species within Samples of Oleate-Coated PbS Quantum Dots, Anal. Chem., 85, 6974 – 6979 (2013).

67. Weiss, E.A. Organic Molecules as Tools to Control the Growth, Surface Structure and Redox Activity of Colloidal Quantum Dots, Acc. Chem. Res., 46, 2607-2615 (2013).

66. Tice, D.B.; Weinberg, D.J.; Mathew, N.; Chang, R.P.H.; Weiss, E.A. Measurement of Wavelength-Dependent Polarization Character in the Absorption Anisotropies of Ensembles of CdSe Nanorods, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 13289 – 13296 (2013).

65. Aruda, K.O.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Sweeney, C.M.; Hannah, D.C.; Weiss, E.A. The Role of Interfacial Charge Transfer-Type Interactions in the Decay of Plasmon Excitations in Metal Nanoparticles, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 15, 7441 – 7449 (2013).

64. Knowles, K.E.; Peterson, M.D.; McPhail, M.R.; Weiss, E.A. Exciton Dissociation within Quantum Dot-Organic Complexes: Mechanisms, Use as a Probe of Interfacial Structure, and Applications, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 10229–10243 (2013).

63. Knowles, K.E.; Malicki, M.; Parameswaran, R.; Cass, L.C.; Weiss, E.A. Spontaneous Multi-Electron Transfer from the Surfaces of PbS Quantum Dots to TCNQ, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 7264-7271 (2013).

62. Aruda, K.O.; Tagliazucchi, M.; Sweeney, C.M.; Hannah, D.C.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. Identification of Parameters through which Surface Chemistry Determines the Lifetimes of Hot Electrons in Small Au Nanoparticles, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 110, 4212-4217 (2013).

61. Shastry, T.A.; Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Weiss, E.A.; Hersam, M.C. Probing Carbon Nanotube-Surfactant Interactions with Two-Dimensional DOSY NMR, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 6750–6753 (2013).

60. Frederick, M.T.; Amin, V.A.; Weiss, E.A. The Optical Properties of Strongly Coupled Quantum Dot-Ligand Systems, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 4, 634-640 (2013).

59. Frederick, M.T.; Amin, V.A. Swenson, N.K.; Ho, A.Y.; Weiss, E.A. Control of Exciton Confinement in Quantum Dot-Organic Complexes through Modulation of the Energetic Alignment of Interfacial Orbitals, Nano Lett., 13, 287-292 (2013).

58. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Peterson, M.D.; Kamm, J.; Frederick, M.T.; Weiss, E.A. Evidence for a Through-Space Path for Electron Transfer from Quantum Dots to Carboxylate-Functionalized Viologens, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 2840-2844 (2013).


57. Evans, C.M.; Love, A.M.; Weiss, E.A. Surfactant-Controlled Polymerization of Semiconductor Clusters to Quantum Dots through Competing Step-Growth and Living Chain-Addition Mechanisms, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 17298-17305 (2012).

56. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Malicki, M.; Peterson, M.D.; Slavin, J.J.W.; Weiss, E.A. Chemical, Structural, and Quantitative Analysis of the Ligand Shells of Colloidal Quantum Dots, Chem. Mater., 25, 1155-1165 (2013).

55. Tagliazucchi, M.; Blaber, M.; Schatz, G.C.; Weiss, E.A.; Szleifer, I. The Optical Properties of Responsive Hybrid Au@polymer Nanoparticles, ACS Nano, 6, 8397-8406 (2012).

54. Knowles, K.E.; Malicki, M.; Weiss, E.A. Dual-Timescale Photoinduced Electron Transfer from PbS Quantum Dots to a Molecular Acceptor, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 12470 – 12473 (2012).

53. Malicki, M.; Knowles, K.E.; Weiss, E.A. Gating of Hole Transfer from Photoexcited PbS Quantum Dots to Aminoferrocene by the Ligand Shell of the Dots, Chem. Commun., Special Emerging Investigators issue, 49, 4400-4402 (2013).

52. Tagliazucchi, M.; Amin, V; Schneebeli, S.T.; Stoddart, J.F.; Weiss, E.A. High-contrast photopatterning of photolu­­minescence within quantum dot films through degradation of a charge-transfer quencher, Adv. Mater. (Frontispiece), 24, 3617-3621 (2012).

51. Evans, C.M.; Cass, L.C.; Knowles, K.E.; Tice, D.B.; Chang, R.P.H.; Weiss, E.A. Review of the synthesis and Properties of Colloidal Quantum Dots: The Evolving Role of Coordinating Surface Ligands, J. Coord. Chem., 65, 2391-2414 (2012).

50. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Aruda, K.O.; Rasmussen, A.; Canzi, G.; Seideman, T.; Kubiak, C.P.; Weiss, E.A. Controlling the Rate of Electron Transfer between a Quantum Dot and a Tri-Ruthenium Molecular Cluster by Tuning the Chemistry of the Interface, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Special Issue on Electron Transfer Theory, 14, 13794-13801 (2012).

49. McArthur, E.A.; Godbe, J.M.; Tice, D.B.; Weiss, E.A. A Study of the Binding of Cyanine Dyes to Colloidal Quantum Dots using Spectral Signatures of Dye Aggregation, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 6136-6142 (2012).

48. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Vasilenko, V.; Amin, V.A.; Reuter, M.; Weiss, E.A. A Model for Adsorption of Ligands to Colloidal Quantum Dots with Concentration-Dependent Surface Structure, ACS Nano, 6, 557-565 (2012).

47. Knowles, K.E.; Frederick, M.T.; Tice, D.B.; Morris-Cohen, A.J., Weiss, E.A. Colloidal Quantum Dots: Think Outside the (Particle-in-a-)Box, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 18-26 (2012).


46. Tagliazucchi, M.; Tice, D.B., Sweeney, C.M.; Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Weiss, E.A. Ligand-Controlled Rates of Photoinduced Electron Transfer in Hybrid CdSe Nanocrystal/Poly(viologen) Films, ACS Nano, 5, 9907-9917 (2011).

45. Frederick, M.T.; Cass, L.C.; Amin, V.A.; Weiss, E.A. A Molecule to Detect and Perturb the Confinement of Charge Carriers in Quantum Dots, Nano Lett., 11, 5455-5460 (2011).

44. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Frederick, M.T.; Cass, L.C.; Weiss, E.A. Simultaneous Determination of the Adsorption Constant and the Photoinduced Electron Transfer Rate for a CdS Quantum Dot-Viologen Complex with Transient Absorption Spectroscopy, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 10146–10154 (2011).

43. Peterson, M.D.; Hayes, P.L; Martinez, I.S.; Cass, L.C.; Achtyl, J.L.; Weiss, E.A.; Geiger, F.M., Second Harmonic Generation Imaging with a kHz Amplifier, Optics Mater. Expr., 1, 57-66 (2011).

42. Frederick, M.T.; Achtyl, J.L.; Knowles, K.E.; Weiss, E.A.; Geiger, F.M. Surface-Amplified Ligand Disorder in CdSe Quantum Dots Determined by Electron and Coherent Vibrational Spectroscopies, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,133, 7476-7481 (2011).

41. Lilly, G.D.; Whalley, A.C.; Grunder, S.; Valente, C.; Frederick, M.T.; Stoddart, J.F.; Weiss, E.A. Switchable Photoconductivity of Quantum Dot Films using Cross-Linking Ligands with Light-Sensitive Structures, J. Mater. Chem., 21, 11492-11497 (Front Cover Article) (2011).

40. Knowles, K.E.; McArthur, E.A.; Weiss, E.A. A Multi-Timescale Map of Radiative and Nonradiative Decay Pathways for Excitons in CdSe Quantum Dots, ACS Nano, 5, 2026-2035 (2011).

39. Tice, D.B.; Frederick, M.T.; Chang, R.P.H.; Weiss, E.A. Electron Migration Limits the Rate of Photobrightening in Thin Films of CdSe Quantum Dots in a Dry N2(g) Atmosphere, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 3654-3662 (2011).


38. Donakowski, M.D.; Godbe, J.; Sknepnek, R.; Knowles, K.E.; Olvera de la Cruz, M.; Weiss, E.A. A Quantitative Description of the Binding Equilibria of para-Substituted Aniline Ligands and CdSe Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 22526-22534 (2010).

37. McArthur, E.A.; Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Knowles, K.E.; Weiss, E.A. Charge Carrier Resolved Relaxation of the First Excitonic State in CdSe Quantum Dots Probed with Near-Infrared Transient Absorption Spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 14514–14520 (2010).

36. Frederick, M.T., Weiss, E.A., Relaxation of Exciton Confinement in CdSe Quantum Dots by Modification with a Conjugated Dithiocarbamate Ligand, ACS Nano, 4, 3195-3200 (2010).

35. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Frederick, M.T.; Lilly, G.D.; McArthur, E.A.; Weiss, E.A. Organic Surfactant-Controlled Composition of the Surfaces of CdSe Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 1, 1078-1081 (2010).

34. Morris-Cohen, A.J.; Donakowski, M.D.; Knowles, K.E.; Weiss, E.A. The Effect of a Common Purification Procedure on the Chemical Composition of the Surfaces of CdSe Quantum Dots Synthesized with Trioctylphosphine Oxide (TOPO), J. Phys. Chem. C, 114, 897-906 (2010).

33. Knowles, K.E.; Tice, D.B.; McArthur, E.A.; Solomon, G.C.; Weiss, E.A. Chemical Control of the Photoluminescence of CdSe Quantum Dot-Organic Complexes with a Series of p-Substituted Aniline Ligands, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132, 1041-1050 (2010).


32. Nakanishi, H.; Bishop, K.J.; Kowalczyk, B.; Nitzan, A.; Weiss, E.A.; Tretiakov, K.V.; Apodaca, M.M.; Klajn, R.; Stoddart, J.F.; Grzybowski, B.A. Photoconductance and Inverse Photoconductance in Films of Functionalized Metal Nanoparticles, Nature, 460, 371-375 (2009).

From Postdoc Work

31. Lipomi, D.J., Weiss, E.A., Whitesides, G.M. “Green Nanofabrication: Unconventional   Approaches for the Conservative Use of Energy” in Nanotechnology for the Energy Challenge (invited chapter), Javier Garcia-Martinez, Ed., Wiley-VCH.

30. Cucinotta, F., Popović, Z., Weiss, E.A., Whitesides, G.M., De Cola, L. “Micro-Contact Transfer Printing of Zeolite Monolayers” Advanced Materials, 21, 2009, 1142.

29. Dickey, M.D., Weiss, E.A., Smythe, E.J., Chiechi, R.C., Capasso, F., Whitesides, G.M. “Fabrication of Arrays of Metal and Metal-Oxide Nanotubes by Shadow Evaporation” ACS Nano, 2, 2008, 800.

28. Dickey M.D., Chiechi, R.C., Larsen, R.L., Weiss, E.A., Weitz, D.A., Whitesides, G.M. “Eutectic Gallium-Indium (EGaIn): A Liquid Metal Alloy for the Formation of Stable Structures in Microchannels at Room Temperature” Adv. Func. Mat., 18, 2008, 1097.

27. Weiss, E.A., Porter, V.J., Chiechi, R.C., Geyer, S.M., Bell, D.C., Bawendi, M.G., Whitesides, G.M. “The Use of Size-Selective Photoexcitation to Study Photocurrent through Junctions containing Single-Size and Multi-Size Arrays of Colloidal CdSe Quantum Dots” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 130, 2008, 83.

26. Weiss, E.A., Chiechi, R.C., Geyer, S.M., Porter, V.J., Bell, D.C., Bawendi, M.G., Whitesides, G.M. “Size-Dependent Charge Collection in Junctions Containing Single-Size and Multi-Size Arrays of Colloidal CdSe Quantum Dots” J. Am Chem. Soc., 130, 2008, 74.

25. Chiechi, R.C., Weiss, E.A., Dickey, M.D., Whitesides, G.M. “Eutectic Gallium-Indium (EGaIn): A Moldable Liquid Metal for the Electrical Characterization of Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs)” Angew. Chem., 47, 2007, 142.

24. Weiss, E.A., Kaufman, G.K., Kriebel, J.K., Li, Z., Whitesides, G.M. “Si/SiO2-Templated Formation of Ultraflat Metal Surfaces on Glass, Polymer, and Solder Supports: Their Use as Substrates for Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs)” Langmuir, 23, 2007, 9686.

23. Weiss, E.A., Kriebel, J.K., Rampi, M.A., Whitesides, G.M. “The Study of Charge Transport through Organic Thin Films: Mechanism, Tools, and Applications” Phil. Transact. Royal Soc. A, 365, 2007, 1509.

22. Weiss, E.A., Chiechi, R.C., Kaufman, G.K., Kriebel, J.K., Li, Z., Duati, M., Rampi, M.-A., Whitesides, G.M. “The Influence of Defects on the Electrical Characteristics of Mercury-Drop Junctions: A Study of Self-Assembled Monolayers (SAMs) of n-Alkanethiolates on Rough and Smooth Silver” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 129, 2007, 4336.

21. Lahav, M., Narovlyansky, M., Winkleman, A., Perez-Castillejos, R., Weiss, E.A., Whitesides, G.M. “Patterning of Polyacrylic Acid by Ionic Exchange Reactions in Microfluidic Channels” Adv. Mat., 18, 2006, 3174.

20. Lahav, M., Weiss, E.A., Xu, Q., Whitesides, G.M. “Core-Shell and Segmented Polymer-Metal Composite Nanostructures” Nano Lett., 6, 2006, 2166.

From Ph.D Work

19. Mi, Q., Weiss, E.A., Ratner, M.A., Wasielewski, M.R. “Influence of Structural Dynamics on Charge Recombination Rates in Photogenerated Radical Ion Pairs: Evidence from EPR Spectroscopy and Computation” Appl. Magnet. Reson., 31, 2007, 253.

18. Jakob, M., Berg, A., Stavitski, E., Chernick, E.T., Weiss, E.A., Wasielewski, M.R., Levanon, H. “Photoinduced electron transfer through hydrogen bonds in a rod-like donor-acceptor molecule: A time-resolved EPR study” Chem. Phys., 324, 2006, 63.

17. Mi, Q., Chernick, E.T., McCamant, D., Weiss, E.A., Ratner, M.A., Wasielewski, M.R. “Spin Dynamics of Photogenerated Triradicals in Fixed Distance Electron Donor-Chromophore-Acceptor-TEMPO Molecules” J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 2006, 7323.

16. Chernick, E.T., Mi, Q., Kelley, R.F., Weiss, E.A., Jones, B.A., Marks, T.J., Ratner, M.A., Wasielewski, M.R. “Electron Donor-Bridge-Acceptor Molecules with Bridging Nitronyl Nitroxide Radicals: Influence of a Third Spin on Charge and Spin Transfer Dynamics” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 2006, 4356.

15. Weiss, E.A.; Katz, G.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Ratner, M.A.; Kosloff, R.; Nitzan, A. “Electron transfer mechanism and the locality of the system-bath interaction: a comparison of local, semi-local, and pure dephasing models” J. Chem. Phys., 124, 2006, 074501.

14. Weiss, E.A.; Tauber, M.J.; Kelley, R.F.; Ahrens, M.J.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Conformationally gated switching between superexchange and hopping in oligo-p-phenylene based molecular wires” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 2005, 11842.

13. Goldsmith, R.H.; Sinks, L.E; Kelley, R.F.; Weiss, E.A.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Wire-like charge transport at near constant bridge energy through fluorene oligomers” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 102, 2005, 3540.

12. Sinks, L.E.; Weiss, E.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Effect of charge delocalization on radical ion pair electronic coupling” Chem. Phys. Lett., 404, 2005, 244.

11. Weiss, E.A.; Tauber, M.J.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Spin dynamics as a probe of molecular dynamics: Temperature dependent magnetic field effects on charge recombination within a covalent radical ion pair” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 2005, 6052.

10. Weiss, E.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Ratner, M.A. “A general formulation for exchange coupling within long-distance radical ion pairs” J. Chem. Phys., 123, 2005, 064504.

9. Weiss, E.A.; Wasielewski, M.R.; Ratner, M.A. “Molecules as Wires: Molecule-assisted motions of charge and energy” invited chapter, Topics in Current Chemistry, Ed: De Cola, L., Vol. 257, 2005, 103.

8. Weiss, E.A.; Chernick, E.T., Wasielewski, M.R. “Modulation of radical ion pair lifetimes by the presence of a third spin in rod-like donor-acceptor triads” J. Am. Chem. Soc, 126, 2004, 2326.

7. Weiss, E.A.; Ahrens, M.J.; Sinks, L.E.; Gusev, A.V.; Ratner, M.A; Wasielewski, M.R. “Making a molecular wire: charge and spin transport through para-phenylene oligomers” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 2004, 5577.

6. Weiss, E.A.; Sinks, L.E.; Lukas, A.S.; Chernick, E.T.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Influence of energetics and electronic coupling on through-bond and through-space electron transfer within U-shaped donor-bridge-acceptor arrays” J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 2004, 10309.

5. Weiss, E.A.; Ahrens, M.J.; Sinks, L.E.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Solvent control of spin-dependent charge recombination mechanisms within donor-conjugated bridge-acceptor molecules” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 126, 2004, 9510.

4. Lukas, A.S; Bushard P.J.; Weiss E.A.; Wasielewski M.R. “Mapping the influence of molecular structure on rates of electron transfer using direct measurements of the electron spin-spin exchange interaction” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, 2003, 3921.

3. Weiss, E.A.; Ratner, M.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Direct measurement of singlet-triplet splitting within rodlike photogenerated radical ion pairs using magnetic field effects: estimation of the electronic coupling for charge recombination” J. Phys. Chem. A, 107, 2003, 3639.

2. van der Boom, T.; Hayes, R.T.; Zhao, Y.; Bushard, P.J.; Weiss, E.A.; Wasielewski, M.R. “Charge transport in photofunctional nanoparticles self-assembled from zinc 5,10,15,20-tetrakis(perylene-diimide)porphyrin building blocks” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 124, 2002, 9582.

From Undergrad Research 

1. Geremia, J.; Weiss, E.A; Rabitz, H. “Achieving laboratory control of quantum dynamics phenomena using nonlinear functional maps” Chem. Phys. 267, 2001, 209.